Universal design is the practice of designing a home to be used by all, regardless of age or ability. Check out Ann's description of universal design and use the graph above for numbers to remember when implementing universal design in your life.
Kohler Assure™ barrier-free kitchen sink Color/Finish: White Exterior dimensions: 36"L x 25-1/2"W Interior dimensions: 7"L x 19"W (small basin), 21"L x 16"W (large basin) Basin depths: L 4-1/4", R 6-1/4" Comfortably deep work basin with a smaller disposal/prep basin, a barrier-free, ADA-compliant workspace. The high level of the sink makes it easy to wash dishes without having to lean over as far, while the low side of the sink offers plenty of room for washing large items.
DURO-MATIC DOOR HINGE. Price: $29.99. Allows for ease of access through narrow doorways for those in a wheelchair. Adds two inches of clearing space to each doorway. Easy to intall using exsiting screws and holes. Will decrease the cost of remodeling homes and doorways to accomodate wheelchairs.